THE VIRTUAL WORLD IS VIRTUALLY HARD TO BELIEVE

With a laptop, tablet and cell phone, workers are spreading out across town, and sometimes even across continents to be creative at work. For years experts have predicted that the world was shifting to mobile work.  Change was slow and the vision of the mobile worker was limited to three narrow categories: Office-based mobile worker: […]

AS PROMISED – DROPBOX VS. BOX (And More)

Dropbox and Box (formerly Box.net) are two of the largest and most full-featured cloud storage and online backup services (others being Microsoft’s SkyDrive and Google Drive).  While Box has historically focused on businesses as their customer base, Dropbox has been consumer focus (but launched Dropbox for Teams in 2011 and rebranded it to Dropbox for Business […]

CROSSING BORDERS IN A GLOBAL WORLD

The Global Mobile Worker Project is about crossing borders, both real and imaginary.  While the world has become more expansive and connected through technology, countries defend their borders ever more fiercely.  While walls are torn down in one part of the world, fences are being built in others. Part of my journey is learning to […]

MOVING TO THE CLOUD

I have begun to live more virtually, that scary step where you give your life over to the internet and learn to live in the Cloud. That either evokes an image of a fluffy, floating existence or it jars you with an image that leaves you with that feeling in the pit of your stomach […]

Becoming a Virtual Citizen

I’ve been waiting to finish my first big blog about how I figured everything out and this is my careful analysis of how to be a virtual mobile worker.  My brother, the family nerd, self-proclaimed, keeps asking me have I picked out my laptop yet.  I don’t want to confess that I am still stuck on […]

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